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January 1979

Retropharyngeal Masses in Infants and Young Children

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Radiology and Pediatrics (Dr Felman), University of Florida College of Medicine in the J. Hillis Miller Health Center, Gainesville, Fla. Dr McCook is now with the Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Am J Dis Child. 1979;133(1):41-43. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1979.02130010047007

• Six patients are described who illustrate different causes of retropharyngeal mass lesions in infants and young children. Differential diagnosis, clinical history, physical examination, and adequate roentgenographic evaluation of the neck are important.

(Am J Dis Child 133:41-43, 1979)